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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Rep. Spain Announces $19,460 Grant for Brimfield Public Library District

State Representative Ryan Spain announced today that Fiscal Year 2018 Project Next Generation grants are being processed and paid right now.  Brimfield Public Library District is the recipient of a…


Monday, October 2, 2017
Walmart Foundation Awards More Than $300,000 to Central Illinois Organizations Fighting Hunger

In recognition of September as Hunger Action Month, the Walmart Foundation celebrated the donation of $301,000 in grants to five hunger relief organizations from across Central Illinois at a check…


Thursday, September 28, 2017
State Representative Ryan Spain to host ‘Open Office’ Hours in Chillicothe in October

State Representative Ryan Spain will hold ‘Open Office’ Hours in Chillicothe on Tuesday, October 17th. “These ‘Open Office’ Hours are an opportunity to bring constituent services out into the communities…


Friday, August 18, 2017
Spain Bill to Allow Volunteers at State Parks Signed by Governor

An initiative proposed by State Rep. Ryan Spain to allow volunteer work to be performed at Illinois State Parks was signed by the Governor of Illinois late Friday afternoon. This…


Thursday, July 6, 2017
Spain Stands Against Income Tax Increase

State Representative Ryan Spain issued the following Statement following the successful Veto Override of legislation to increase Illinois income tax rate by 32%.    “With the worst income growth, highest…


Sunday, July 2, 2017
Rep. Spain: Same Old Song with Tax Increases with No Reforms

State Representative Ryan Spain reacted to the Democrat Spending Plan’s passage on Sunday, July 2:   “I was sworn-in to the legislature in January with optimism that both sides of…


Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Rep. Spain hosts photos by local artist Travis Guthman at Peoria Legislative Office

State Representative Ryan Spain is hosting a display of photographs taken within the 73rd Legislative District by local photographer Travis Guthman.   Travis Guthman, a rural Sparland resident, is a…


Friday, May 26, 2017
Spain Bill to Allow Volunteers at State Parks Heads to Governor

Following House passage in April, the Illinois Senate on Thursday passed legislation proposed by State Rep. Ryan Spain to allow volunteer work to be performed at Illinois State Parks.  …


Thursday, April 6, 2017
Spain passes first bill in House, which allows volunteer work at State Parks

State Rep. Ryan Spain passed his first bill on Wednesday, a bipartisan measure to allow volunteer work to be performed at Illinois State Parks.   “This is common-sense legislation that…


Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Spain: Time for Action on Pension Reform is Now

State Rep. Ryan Spain issued the following statement on Tuesday from Springfield.   “The Spring legislative session is now almost half over with no movement toward a budget resolution, little…